Community Memorial Hospital Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Community Memorial Healthcare, Inc. (“CMH”) regarding its recent data breach. The CMH data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


CMH is a private, non-profit, critical access hospital located in Kansas. Founded in 1956, CMH offers a wide range of services, including prevention, diagnosis, inpatient and outpatient treatment, rehabilitation, transitional care, home health, wellness and education.2 In March 2011, CMH opened a new $17.3 million state of the art hospital facility to allow CMH staff to better serve the needs of patients and families, with vast improvements made in accessibility, enhanced services, and patient privacy.2 Headquartered in Marysville, Kansas, CMH has two additional locations in Kansas and employs over 200 individuals.


Recently, CMH discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, CMH determined that an unauthorized third party may have accessed this sensitive information on October 18, 2023. On January 18, 2024, CMH began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Clinical information

If you received a breach notification letter from Community Memorial Healthcare, Inc.:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the CMH data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Community Memorial Healthcare, Inc.:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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